Slowdown? Layoffs At Bay Area Tech Companies More Than DoubleIn a possible sign that the booming Bay Area economy could be slowing, layoffs at hi-tech companies have more than doubled in the early months of 2016.
Rovi Buying TiVo In $1.1 Billion Cash-And-Stock DealDigital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion.
Yahoo Scraps Original Alibaba Spin Off Plan, Explores Spinning Off Web BusinessYahoo is scrapping its original plan to spin off its prized stake in China's Alibaba Group and will instead explore breaking off the rest of its business into a new company.
Square Discounts Stock To $9 A Share To Complete IPOMobile payments processor Square had to sell its stock at a deep discount to complete its initial public offering, a concession signaling that investors are becoming wary of once-hot startups that haven't proven they can make money.
Mattel Teams Up With Google For High-Tech 'View-Master'Toymaker Mattel is teaming up with Google for a high-tech update to the much loved View-Master.
Caught On Camera: Concord Thief Uses Mystery Electronic Device To Break Into CarThieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.
MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area FreewaysThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.
NASA Ames Job Fair Helps Wounded Warriors Find High-Tech WorkHundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.
San Francisco District Attorney Looks To Create High-Tech Crime Unit George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.
Fremont Unveils High-Tech Police Mobile Command CenterA vehicle long enough to be an 18-wheeler, with a cab like a firetruck and a body like an 18-wheeler, could soon become a fixture at major disaster scenes and police incidents around the Bay Area.
High-Tech Vision Screening Program For Kids Launches In Silicon ValleyA vision screening pilot program for young children has launched in Silicon Valley and uses high-tech cameras, not the old hand-over-eye charts.
Fremont: Silicon Valley-Area Hub Becomes Factory TownWelcome to Fremont, a nondescript suburb of 217,000 tucked in the high-tech region between San Francisco and the Silicon Valley where something unique is happening: manufacturing.